Open Letter To The Media: Change How Mass Killers And Violent Perpetrators Are Covered

01/09/2017 08:49 am ET Updated Jan 11, 2017
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Each time tragic events such as the Ft Lauderdale 5 person massacre occur & perpetrators' faces/IDs are posted everywhere, I am compelled to re-issue my idea/request, that the media needs to create a policy of news sharing that does not feed the contagiousness of violent inspiration, a documentable beast. My original HuffPost article was published in May of 2014.

There are easy adjustments that would place victims before the perpetrators & diminish notoriety.

With the Ft Lauderdale tragedy, I am reposting it.

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